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Senior Strategy Consultant- Medicare & SNP Product

  • Job ID: 50240907
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: Medicare & SNP Product
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $39.48 to $68.17 / hour


UPMC Health Plan is seeking a Senior Strategy Consultant to support its Medicare & SNP Product sector!

This role will work as a vital member of various project teams that address strategy and program development for UPMC Health Plan Medicare Advantage team. This position provides: (1) research (e.g., identify key dynamics within a market), (2) development (e.g., create business model to manage risk; create operating model to optimize outcomes), and (3) coordination (e.g., synthesize the varied perspectives/requirements from diverse clients) to support a portfolio of projects. This position requires extensive client and external constituent interactions, as well as business plan and presentation writing.

    • Work with UPMC Medicare Advantage leadership to develop and start new initiatives, as well as critically evaluate and refine existing programs. Ensure client needs are met. Identify and document new industry and market trends; understand and explain implications for UPMC. Develop new and better ways to convey market and external dynamics to diverse audiences. Continuously track and assess changes in UPMC's markets.
    • Manage a portfolio of multiple projects and clients. Proactively identify and appropriately frame projects in response to market/industry dynamics, business unit priorities, and system-wide priorities. Frame and integrate these projects with business unit activities. Manage projects from inception (business planning) through implementation (start-up operations). Complete projects in a timely manner.
    • Produce project teams' deliverables-road maps/strategy presentations, business plans, market profiles/assessments, presentations, etc. Translate teams' discussions and decisions into effective presentations (tailored to audience and purpose). Synthesize data into actionable information for diverse audiences. Coordinate team members' activities to ensure timely completion of deliverables. Coordinate with other Departments (e.g., Legal and Finance) and operating units to ensure strategies address the full continuum of issues. Communicate and collaborate with internal and external constituents to ensure coordinated and effective strategies are pursued while work is streamlined. Maintain rigorous analytical and data synthesis skills; in particular develop pro formas and other decision support models to guide strategy and key operational decisions.
    • Develop and mentor staff. Mentor and develop the Department's analysts and consultants; develop skills and refine management acumen.
    • Support senior leadership (AVP of Medicare Advantage Product and Analytics, Director of Medicare Product). Understand current organizational priorities and objectives. Complete special projects as assigned.
    • Administrative. Maintain Department's infrastructure (e.g., library of business model options). Complete Department and other assigned administrative responsibilities in a timely and effective manner.


  • Master's level degree in Business Administration, Health Administration or a quantitative field of study (e.g., mathematics, economics, sciences, finance, etc.) with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience (e.g., strategy, planning, business development, quantitative decision support, finance) required; 
  • or a Bachelor degree with seven (7) years of experience. 
  • Prior experience should include project management (developing work plans, tracking progress, coordinating teams composed of individuals from multiple departments, completing deliverables, etc.); advanced analytics (manipulating complex datasets, interpreting data, communicating complex analytical concepts in easy to understand ways, etc.); business development (e.g., writing/authoring business plans). 
  • Experience in a consulting is preferred; some operational experience is preferred. 
  • Given the breadth of projects spanning all UPMC divisions, the candidate must exhibit knowledge and understanding across the full continuum of services and markets. 
  • Exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills are required. 
  • Due to fluid nature and visibility of the department's work, flexible work hours are required and often exceed 50 hours per week.

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